Support for the Second Victim: Caring for Our Own is organized by American Association of Critical - Care Nurses (AACN) and will be held from May 11, 2017 - May 11, 2020.
It is estimated that as many as half of all healthcare providers will experience the impact of the second victim phenomenon at least once during their careers. The stress, anxiety, and guilt a clinician may experience as the result of an adverse clinical event can be devastating, and can have both short and long term impact on their health and career. Nurses and physicians rarely discuss mistakes with their colleagues, and hospitals do not hold much tolerance for medical errors. Creating a process where these providers can quickly and confidentially obtain support can have significant impact on the individual’s ability to process these feelings and heal. This webinar will explore the second victim phenomenon, the insights gained from healthcare providers as they experience an event, and the support interventions that have been demonstrated to have a positive impact on the second victim’s outcomes. Learn how you can support a colleague in such a situation.
• Identify the phenomenon of the Second Victim.
• Briefly describe the predictable trajectories a Second Victim may experience.
• Discuss the kinds of support that help a Second Victim process and move past an event.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012 (60 min contact hour). AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing, California Provider number CEP01036 for 0.9 contact hours (50 min contact hour).
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Behavioral Health, Leadership